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Speaker Profile - Marjorie Crosby-Fairall


Region: Australia East
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Marjorie Crosby-Fairall has illustrated over twenty children’s books and has been published internationally. Her books appear on the Premier’s Reading Challenge lists and have been shortlisted and won awards, including the CBCA Eve Pownall Award for her first picture book. Her picture books include The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses with Susanne Gervay, Brothers from a Different Mother with Phillip Gwynne, One Christmas Eve with Corinne Fenton, and The Croc and the Platypus with Jacking Hosking. Her recent picture book include Dinosaur Dads with Lesley Gibbes and Bear in Space, a collaboration with Deborah Abela. She is the 2022 recipient of the SCBWI Don Freeman Illustration Award and the SCBWI Work of Outstanding Progress Award.